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Friendship's Death (1987)
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Friendship's Death (1987)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A robot messenger (Tilda Swinton) is sent to earth to appeal to humans to live in peace. Originally designed to go to MIT, by mistake she ends up in Amman, Jordan during the Black September riots of 1970. Sullivan, a British journalist, (Bill Paterson) comes to her aid when she is found wandering without papers following a bombing and grants her refuge in his hotel room. But there she tells him she is a robot, sent as a peace envoy from another planet. He is not sure whether to believe her story or not, but finds her unusual view of the world appealing. They examine the human condition in a series of incredibly insightful and entertaining conversations.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: human android relationship, robot, alien, journalist, politics, reporter, extraterrestrial, androids, female robot, partisan, cyborgs, hotel, arab, alien contact, riot, british, passport, conversation, hotel room, englishman abroad, air raid, female android, typewriter, briton abroad, dialogue driven
Time: 70s
Place: middle east, jordan, palestine

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The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, enigmatic
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Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: england
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
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Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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Better Than Us (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: Moscow in a not so distant future where human beings share their daily lives with robots. Georgy, a forensic who has a robot assistant, suddenly finds himself caught up in the first murder committed by a new kind of experimental humanoid.
Style: captivating, futuristic, suspense, psychological, intellectual
Plot: female robot, human android relationship, humanoid robot, robot human relationship, sentient robot, family relations, scientist, society, twists and turns, lifestyle, life, meaning of life ...
Time: near future
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.
Style: futuristic, intellectual, mysterious, captivating
Plot: extraterrestrial, science, ufo, young man, scientist, nasa, abduction, curiosity, obsessive quest, target, journey, rise to the top ...
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
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Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover ...
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, atmospheric, breathtaking, cerebral ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, ufo, alien abduction, first contact, alien contact, space and aliens, spacecraft, secret base, technology, chase, airplane, benign alien ...
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The Whispering Star (2015)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A humanoid robot deliverywoman muses on the mystery of human nature as she drops off parcels around the galaxy.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, captivating, futuristic ...
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Invasion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the aliens are taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.
Style: psychotronic
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family man struggling to hold it all together discovers a parlor that offers a solution...sexbots.
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 132 min.
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Style: futuristic, philosophical, inspirational, melancholic, sentimental ...
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Place: san francisco
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Colombia, Thailand, France, Germany, Mexico, Qatar, UK, China, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A Scottish orchid farmer visiting her ill sister in Bogotá, Colombia, befriends a young musician and a French archaeologist in charge of monitoring a century-long construction project to tunnel through the Andes mountain range. Each night, she is ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic ...
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Place: colombia
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A college student, who sees a UFO, uses his exceptional math skills to investigate the sighting with his friends while the FBI follows closely behind.
Style: semi documentary, thought provoking, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: A deep space mining vessel has been adrift for two years. It is suspected the crew brutally killed each other, but the reason for the bloodbath is unknown. A rescue crew is sent to find if there are any survivors, what happened and why.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspense
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